Go Sarah

I doubted that Sarah Palin was electable as US president, even if she won the Republican nomination. I have changed my mind. She could do the job. The democrat/liberal claim she is stupid is based on nothing but fear of a formidable opponent. Anyone who thinks she lacks intellect or education has not listened to her speak …

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Andrew Turnbull on Climate Policy

Lord Turnbull was Permanent Secretary of the UK Department for the Environment from 1994 to 1998, and Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service 2002-05. He has written a twenty page briefing paper for the Global Warming Policy Foundation. It is called The Really Inconvenient Truth Or “It ain’t necessarily so.” You can download …

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Straight From Rubbish Tip To You

That was Louie the fly, in the famous Mortein ads. But it might as well have been organic food, except then it would need to be ‘Straight from manure pile to you.’ Health authorities were issuing warnings years ago about the increased dangers of ‘organic’ foods. Take this, from the Angelo State University in 2001, …

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81% of US Mosques Promote Jihad

And no, that’s not jihad in the sense of the inner struggle against sin and weakness. It means the use of violence to achieve the impostion of sharia law and the establishment of a caliphate. “The Soldier’s Prayer,” written in 1912 by Turkish nationalist poet Ziya Gokalp: The minarets are our bayonets, the domes our …

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Off The Buses

I have often wondered about the economic and environmental value of public transport buses lumbering through city traffic. I have lived in rural areas most of my life, and it has always annoyed me that I have to pay for those busses through my taxes when I never use them, and when I pay more for …

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Catholic Hospital Berated For Being Catholic

The ABC reports a ‘catholic’ doctor working at Newcastle’s Calvary Mater Hospital has had his Catholic faith shaken by the hospital’s refusal to provide written advice on artificial contraception to patients participating in a cancer drug trial. Really? A Catholic doctor’s faith is shaken because the Catholic hospital he works at acts in accordance with …

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